WEBSITES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES.
Astor Design creates websites for those who seek what others can't; details. the colors, shapes, movements and overall visual aspects of custom themes designed to create a sense of forethought, entrepreneurial spirit and progressive appeal. We are a boutique design firm, working with a small number of clients at a time; so you can be assured you will get the attention and dedication to excellence you deserve.
Since 2005, Astor Design (formerly Cloudrider Media Studios, Inc.) has been designing and developing Internet communications solutions for clients nationwide.
Take a look around and see how far we've come...
MAKES FOR GREAT
Paul W. Norman
Astor Design, Inc.
Since 2005, Astor Design (formerly Cloudrider Media Studios, Inc.) has been a leading Chicago website design firm and has developed several Internet based communications and website/multimedia solutions for individuals, entrepreneurial small business start-ups and corporations in Chicago and around the country. Astor Design takes great pride in its professionalism and focus on detail to delivering timely Internet based solutions to client specific needs utilizing the latest technologies for developing client driven Internet marketing solutions. Originally a PC technical services and business network development firm, Astor Design has rapidly grown and expanded in to a full-service Internet technical consulting and Chicago website design firm.
Principal Partner and Director Paul W. Norman brings over 25 years of executive search and Information Technology management consulting experience with such firms as Arbitron Radio-Television Research, KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP., and has held management level positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP., Searle/Monsanto, (where he developed computer programs for successfully searching for and identifying several key clinical scientists who developed CELEBREX.) He has also held technical executive search management positions at American Express Financial Services in Chicago, IL. and as Principal-Partner with Ward Howell International, a $5 billion major worldwide Information Technology executive search /management consulting firm. While there, he managed several high-level IT search consulting positions for clients such as General Motors-Powertrain Division-Europe, The National Broadcasting Company (NBC), Paramount Pictures, Motorola and Intel.
Mr. Norman holds a BA degree from the University of Iowa in Radio/Television-Journalism/Mass Communications and has extensive extracurricular educational experience at Northwestern University in Radio-television production, screen writing, film production, marketing, advertising and technical Internet and computer programming. Additionally, he held operations and General Management positions for two Radio Shack, Corp stores in Chicago, IL and Business-Technical center management positions with CompUSA, another major computer systems service provider and retailer. He has extensive experience in customer service, technical support for PC and business computers and has built and installed numerous PC systems for small businesses and individuals. Mr. Norman has also taught marketing courses at junior colleges in Chicago.
In his spare time, Mr. Norman performs close-up sleight-of-hand magic and has been a Professional Magician of over 30 years’ experience. He also enjoys deep sea fishing, motion picture cinematography, editing and production, swimming and ice hockey.
Our primary business is creating and developing beautiful, fully integrated websites and mobile apps for our small business clients. Take a look at our work and see what we've done.
No website will enhance your image and generate business without an innovative Internet marketing plan. Our job is not finished until we and you are satisfied with your results.
We pride ourselves on offering one of the most comprehensive technical support and client support services in the industry. Please contact us to find out more.
GATHER QUALITIVE DATA
CONSULT AND INTERVIEW
CREATIVE, IMAGES & COLOR SCHEME STRATEGY
CONFIGURE SOCIAL MEDIA
REVIEW FINAL MOCK UPS
CONFIRM LINKS AND CONNECTIONS
CONFIRM HOSTING & DOMAINS
SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION
GENERATE MOCK UPS
CLIENT FOLLOW UP & FEEDBACK
CLIENT CONSULTATION & FEEDBACK
CLIENT FOLLOW UP-TECHNICAL SUPPORT
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FULLY CUSTOMIZED MOBILE DESIGN
APPS INCLUDED FOR THE WAY YOU WORK
HD CONTENT READY
FULL-WIDTH HD VIDEO & MUSIC PRODUCTION
24/7 CLIENT SERVICE & TECH SUPPORT
EVERY BUSINESS NEEDS A GREAT WEBSITE.
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1-773-312-8251 OR 1-847-942-1334
WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY...
“We consulted with several other website designers before consulting with Paul at Astor Design Studios. He clearly understood our vision and executed our website flawlessly. Astor Design Studios exceeded our expectations on designing our website they also went above and beyond to help with many other media issues. Thank you Paul and Astor design Studios !!!!!!! "
BLACKSTONE RESTORATION GROUP, iNC.
"Astor Design has done an outstanding job of designing our business websites and media needs. Paul Norman, is a pleasure to work with. He not only is very detailed, he follows through with everything, making suggestions to enhance and drive business further. Thank you for the ongoing, outstanding service provided. I highly recommend Astor Design for all of your media, marketing needs."
THE U-GROUP, LLC.
"Paul was great and easy to work with. He was extremely helpful with explaining the options I had for my personal website. Whenever I needed to update my website, he completed it in a timely fashion. He was also always easy to reach by phone or e-mail. I definitely suggest Paul for any personal website, start-up company, or small business. He is fair, reasonable, and offers great suggestions. Thanks for all your help Paul !"
"My wife and I are extremely happy and excited about our new website! Hooves & Saddles, LLC! Thanks to Astor Design for doing a phenomenal and extraordinary job! The professionalism, personal, and immediate attention from Paul is like no other! We highly recommend Paul !!!!"
HOOVES & SADDLES, LLC.
"Mr. Norman has been very helpful in both designing my website and helping me reach my target market. During the last four years his technical knowledge assistance has been crucial to me in purchasing the necessary tools to keep a web presence without breaking my wallet."
MARTIN SOLUTIONS, INC
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COOL STUFF WE'VE MADE
Astor Design Studios strives to create unique, inspiring and original websites for any small business serious about making a statement on the Internet. We do not just create and design websites however. We create an entire on-line marketing presence designed to inspire people to buy your products and services.
Below is a sample of some of our satisfied recent clients.
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3-5 page website
Custom color schemes
Custom image and content
1 year tech support
5 -6 page website
Custom color schemes
Custom images & content
1 custom video
Search Engine Optimization
1 year full support
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100 premium business cards
Full site SEO
250 premium Business cards + up to 5 tee shirts
**All packages include 1 year domain subscription of your choice and 1 year hosting by Astor Design.
**Premium package includes 2 year domain subscription of your choice and 2 years hosting by Astor Design.
**Services can be configured/combined/purchased a la carte for custom packages designed for your unique business needs.
2 years 24/7 premium support
Basic Search Engine Optimization
SOME OF ASTOR DESIGN'S GROWING FAMILY OF CLIENTS...
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